an excerpt from "The Serpent"
It's not about becoming a slithering deity wearing feathers in your hair
or about the "power" of how enchanting you can seem.
shed those pretty layers,
unravel your addiction to performance,
drop beneath the surface
in order to feel the ripple of that current that lives underneath
In the Deep...
You will see...
There is a Supple Secret in the Serpent of your Spine.
A fluid Liberation Revealed, nestled in the space between your Vertebrae
Most of your life you have only known Drunkenness,
Don’t you want to be Awake inside the nectar?
Sober and Lucid within the Fullness of Love?
It's in the cracks in between,
known only through language of circle and spiral,
in the twisting bending
Infinity lives here—inside the tiniest drop of subtlety.
No, not Kundalini; This is even before that.
Older than ancient.
The Holy Grail.
The apple of crazy wisdom.
You contain the portal.
~ Maya Luna